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[roh-toh] /ˈroʊ toʊ/
noun, plural rotos.
Origin of roto
1930-35; by shortening Unabridged
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  • Those of us who play roto know better than to bring it up at a party, let alone beat people over the head with it for an hour.
  • Full-depth reclamation involves roto-tilling the existing pavement into the underlying surface to create a new base for paving.
  • The self-drilling anchor attaches to a roto-hammer, which is used to drill the proper size hole.
  • User-defined groups can be built by specifying rotation or roto-inversion axes, mirror planes, and global inversion symmetry.
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